at City of Peoria in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City's Human Resources Department.
The City's Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City's Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.
The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



Street Crimes - Narcotics - Criminal Investigations - SWAT - K9 Handler Bomb Technician - Special Operations - Cyber Crimes - State & Federal Task Forces Drone Operator - Accident Reconstructionist - Resident Officer - Neighborhood Services - Traffic and MOREI

BENEFITS Salary: $67,594.39 - $80,348.65
Up to 160 hours of vacation time
Annual Gun & Leather Allowance
Onsite Workout Facility
Free uniforms
College Tuition Reimbursement
20 Mile Residency Radius

New employees with prior service as a full-time certified law enforcement officer as defined by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board with another law enforcement agency ("Lateral Hires").
At least 21 years oldHigh school diploma or GED
US Citizen or a Naturalized Citizen
Valid Driver's License
 Examples of Duties

Each phase of the process is evaluated and required to proceed to the next.
* Completion of an employment application to the City of Peoria Human Resources Department.
* A pre-screening of the applicant.
* Oral interview with the City of Peoria Board of Police & Fire Commission.
* Oral interview with an interview panel as selected by the Chief of Police.
* Physical agility examination.
* Post-offer requirements are to include but not limited to polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; medical examination; vision screening; drug screening; and character/background investigation.
* For lateral transfers the Peoria Police Department willcheck Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board's Officer Professional Conduct Database and contact each applicant's previous law enforcement employers and document the contact.
* All appointments are subject to a maximum eighteen (18) month probationary period as defined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement
 Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
* State of Illinois certification or waiver by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement.)
* Must be a United States Citizen or a Naturalized Citizen.
* Individuals must be at least 21 years old.
* Education - High school education or equivalent thereof.
* Experience - Must have been certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. If the applicant is an out-of-state lateral candidate currently employed as a full-time police officer with any municipal, county, or state law enforcement agency, the lateral applicant shall have been so employed for a minimum of one (1) years prior to application and shall meet the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board "Out of State Reciprocity" requirements.
* Valid Driver's License.
* Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examinations and training requirements.
* Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following: a resume; professional... For full info follow application link.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 11960695

Posted On: Jun 07, 2024

Updated On: Jul 07, 2024

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